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In pics: Postcards from Nepal now tell a tale of destruction

Postcards are at once a cheap communication tool and a lovely souvenier- one that tourists gift themselves or close family and friends.

world Updated: May 05, 2015 20:09 IST
HT Correspondent
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Postcards are at once a cheap communication tool and a lovely souvenier- one that tourists gift themselves or close family and friends.

The earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 razed towering structures that were a symbol of the Nepalese culture and heritage. Nepal's postcards are now a record of history and reminder of the extent of damage that the country suffered.

Here are a few pictures that our photographer Gurinder Osan shot in the Himalayan nation.

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Bhaktapur Durbar Square
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Kathmandu Durbar Square
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Kathmandu Durbar Square
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Patan Durbar Square
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Patan Durbar Square
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Baudhyanath Stupa

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Bhaktapur Durba Square